Assignment #2 - project where he/she reviews and approves...

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CNST 406 Construction Law Fall 2007 Assignment #2 (20 points) Date Assigned: October 3, 2007 Date Due: October 17, 2007 In each of these questions, you may use either real projects with which you are familiar or you may make up them up. Do not use examples discussed in the textbook. 1. Define the three types of “authority” that may be granted to a design professional on a construction project, and describe a dispute that could arise as a result of improper application of one of these. 2. What is the “Economic Loss Rule” as used in the construction industry? Describe a case where the court ruled in favor of the contractor, and another case where the court ruled in favor of the designer. 3. Define the responsibilities and authorities of the designer in a typical construction
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Unformatted text preview: project where he/she reviews and approves shop drawings. Describe a situation where the contractor files a claim for more time and money due to the designers failure to execute these duties. 4. Define the responsibilities and authorities of the designer in a typical construction project where he/she performs inspections and testing. Describe a situation where the contractor files a claim for more time and money due to the designers failure to execute these duties. This assignment must be typed, double-spaced using Times New Roman font size 12. The overall length must be at least 1200 words (provide a word count)....
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